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Infrared sensor payload for UAVs, helicopters, and light jets introduced by Elbit

Infrared sensor payload for UAVs, helicopters, and light jets introduced by Elbit

HAIFA, Israel, 31 July 2014. Elbit Systems Ltd. in Haifa, Israel, is introducing the DCoMPASS FHD iMEP all-in-one integrated surveillance sensor payload for lightweight platforms like light attack and search and rescue helicopters, medium-sized unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and special-mission light jets.

Navy to ask industry to develop laser weapon prototype for deployment on helicopters

Navy to ask industry to develop laser weapon prototype for deployment on helicopters

RIDGECREST, Calif., 29 July 2014. U.S. Navy airborne weapons experts are ready to kick off a program to develop a high-energy laser weapon for manned and unmanned helicopters to perform a variety of military operations at sea.

FLIR Systems to provide Star Safire 380 thermal imaging systems to Austrian military

FLIR Systems to provide Star Safire 380 thermal imaging systems to Austrian military

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 29 July 2014. Surveillance and reconnaissance experts in the Austrian military needed long-range high-definition thermal imaging systems for a variety of intelligence applications. They found their solution from FLIR Systems Inc. in Wilsonville, Ore.

Navy chooses 150-Watt power supplies from Daitron for underwater warfare systems support

Navy chooses 150-Watt power supplies from Daitron for underwater warfare systems support

KEYPORT, Wash., 28 July 2014. U.S. Navy underwater warfare experts needed 150-Watt single-channel power supplies for a variety of support for submarines, torpedoes, land-attack systems, and fleet training systems. They found their solution from Daitron Inc. in Wilsonville Ore.

U.S. spending on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to reach $15 billion by 2020, market researcher says

U.S. spending on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to reach $15 billion by 2020, market researcher says

BOSTON, 24 July 2014. The U.S. market for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will triple in size over the next five years, and should grow from $5 billion in 2013 to $15 billion in 2020, predict analysts at market researcher Information Gatekeepers Inc. (IGI) in Boston.

Northrop Grumman to correct software deficiencies in advanced radar for Global Hawk Block 40 UAV

Northrop Grumman to correct software deficiencies in advanced radar for Global Hawk Block 40 UAV

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 18 July 2014. The cost of a Northrop Grumman Corp. project to develop a next-generation airborne radar to track slow-moving ground vehicles and low-flying cruise missiles has grown to $1.53 billion after a contract modification was announced this week to make software corrections.

Harwin doubles current rating of high-rel power connectors for aerospace applications

Hyperspectral VNIR sensor for small hand-launched UAVs introduced by Headwall Photonics

FITCHBURG, Mass., 16 July 2014. Headwall Photonics Inc. in Fitchburg, Mass., is introducing the Nano-Hyperspec sensor to provide small hand-launched commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with hyperspectral imaging capability.

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